Communications Intern

Are you eager to have impact? Do you have strong communicational and organisational skills? Do you want to use your skills to make the world fairer, more inclusive and more sustainable? And do you want to support an ambitious, young and fast-growing organisation?
We are currently looking for a Communications Intern to join our office in Amsterdam.


You will be supporting the Operations Manager with internal communication:

  • Update and maintain the company websites
  • Update and maintain the social media presence.
  • Assist in planning, writing and managing the Newsletter
  • Event organisation and management

What do we offer?

  • A dynamic and stimulating working environment with a professional and young culture
  • A 4–6 month full-time internship
  • A compensation of €350 per month and commuting costs up to €275 per month for Interns with a completed Bachelor Degree
  • A compensation of €550 per month and commuting costs up to €275 per month for Interns with a completed Masters Degree
  • Active coaching and supervision
  • Access to a strong network (partner-organizations, board members)
  • Actual responsibilities and the opportunity to have impact
  • Functional work area: Sustainability, Business, Impact assessment, Communications, Marketing.
  • Hours per week: 32–40
  • Additional benefits: Laptop

Your profile

You are looking for a hands-on professional experience in a stimulating environment, where you will learn a lot and get the opportunity to work on projects that have an impact. You want an internship at an organisation that works based on solid analysis, sustainable innovation and transparency. You are looking for an opportunity to learn about and contribute to a cutting-edge field that meets a fast-growing demand among private, public and non-governmental sector organizations worldwide.

  • HBO/University (bachelor required)
  • Relevant background (coursework in marketing, communications, community management)
  • Affinity with sustainable development, business consulting and communications
  • Ability to work hard in a professional setting
  • Ambitious person with a drive to improve the world
  • Creative, independent, accurate, results-oriented and problem solver
  • Strong organizational skills and a structured way of working
  • Ability to write in Dutch and English at academic level. Dutch fluency is a plus.

Are you ready?

If you recognize yourself in the above, we welcome you to apply for this position by sending your resume, cover letter and list of grades (in English) to We review applications on a rolling basis. We prefer to have direct contact with our applicants, therefore we do not work with intermediaries, such as recruitment agencies.

About Impact Institute

The Impact Institute is a social enterprise. Our mission at the Impact Institute is to empower organisations and individuals to realise the impact economy. We do this by creating a common language for impact through the publication of open source standards and by providing the tools, training, and services to implement those standards. We give organisations – multinationals, SMEs, NGOs, governments – the information needed for sustainable risk management, innovation and stakeholder management. Read our vision and Mission to learn more about us. The Impact Institute team also powers True Price.